"The Future Face of ELT in New Zealand"

Date:    Friday 17th and Saturday 18th of November 2017
Location:    Auckland Institute of Studies (AIS) Asquith Campus, 120 Asquith Avenue, Mt Albert, Auckland

English New Zealand, with the support Education New Zealand and Cambridge English, is bringing together experts in the ELT field to share best practice.
There will be a members-only General Meeting on Friday morning with the official opening on Friday at 1 pm.


It is time to examine how we continue to manage growth and quality in an ever-changing and advancing world.


Dr Gad Lim
Dr Gad Lim
Principal Research Manager - Cambridge English

Gad Lim is Principal Research Manager, leading research on the assessment of writing and speaking and on IELTS. His research work is informed by many years of experience as an examiner, item writer, test designer, test development manager, teaching in higher education, and teacher training in Asia, North America, and Europe. Gad reviews for all major language testing journals, and has published articles and chapters on language teaching, performance testing, raters and rating scales, test validation, standard setting, and on the CEFR. 

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Call for Papers

The call for papers is now open, with a deadline of midnight Friday 25 August 2017.

Themes include:

  • New approaches to teaching and student assessment
  • New (and old!) technologies: supporting pedgaogy and learning
  • Defining, measuring and ensuring quality
  • ELT leadership and managmenet: recruitment, retention, development
  • Marketing in a digital, mobile, uncertain world
  • Student experience, care and wellbeing
  • Other

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Earlybird and Standard registration rates are listed below for member and non-member schools, and academic and non-academic staff.

    Early Bird    Standard
Member -
$80.00 incl GST $155.00 incl GST
Member -
$287.50 incl GST $375.00 incl GST
Non-Member -
$140.00 incl GST $210.00 incl GST
Non-Member -
$340.00 incl GST $415.00 incl GST
Others -
$340.00 incl GST $415.00 incl GST

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We are pleased to offer you the opportunity to participate as a sponsor, exhibitor or both. The various sponsorship packages and opportunities are detailed in the English New Zealand Sponsorship Brochure. 

Download the Sponsorship and Trade Exhibition Opportunities Brochure.

We are happy to discuss other sponsorship options if those outlined do not fit your needs.  Please contact us to talk through opportunities for your presence at our conference.

Key Dates

Call for Papers 09/08/17 to 25/08/17  
Sponsorship opens 09/08/17   
Registration opens 22/08/2017
Early Bird closes 06/10/17

Contact Us

For further information about the Conference and sponsorship opportunities, please contact:

Contact   Paardekooper and Associates
 Phone     +64 4 562 8259
 Email hayley@paardekooper.nz

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